Japan - Hiroshima & Western Honshu (Chapter)
his is the Hiroshima & Western Honshu chapter from Lonely Planet's Japan guidebook.
Hike through Western Honshu's inland gorges through caves. Visit the region's big name - indelibly scarred, thriving, warm-hearted Hiroshima. Or escape the mainland altogether by heading to the Inland Sea's galaxy of islands, or to remote Oki-shoto in the Sea of Japan.
- reflecting on a tragic past in cosmopolitan Hiroshima
- gaining a new perspective at the art installations of Naoshima
- island hopping by bicycle via the Shimanami Kaido to Shikoku
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Hiroshima & around, Miyajima, Iwakuni, Tomo-no-ura, Onomichi, Islands on the Shimanami Kaido, Okayama, Bizen, Kibiji, Kurashiki, Shodo-shima, Naoshima, Kasaoka Islands, Yamaguchi & around, Akiyoshi-dai, Tsuwano, Shimonoseki, Hagi, Matsue & around, Oki Islands, Izumo, Iwami Ginzan, Yunotsu, Tottori & around, Daisen and San-in Coast National Park.
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